privet hawk

noun

Definition of privet hawk

: a showy Old World hawk moth (Sphinx ligustri) with a larva that feeds chiefly on privet and lilac

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“Privet hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/privet%20hawk. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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